Emergency Resilience is dedicated to helping public servants build resilience in unpredictable work environments by integrating marginal topics into routine training. Awareness is a fundamental step in addressing the current issues our trade faces today. Through continuous training and education, we can shift our culture into becoming more proactive and resilient to the challenges and adversities our vocation inevitability experiences.
A study published in 2020 found that EMS professionals who had delivered >5 death notifications in a 12 month period demonstrated 73% greater odds of burnout. Luckily, that same study found that training was the antidote. Death notification training as part of ongoing education was associated with a 29% reduction in the odds of burnout.